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Dr. Daniel H. Ahn, D.O., spoke with CURE about new advances in gastroesophageal cancers including immunotherapies and stemness inhibitors.
Surgical palliation improved quality of live and solid food intake in patients with certain types of gastric cancer, according to a recent study.
A recent study found that Opdivo improves survival in patients with gastric or gastroesophageal junction (GEJ) cancer.
The JAVELIN trial showed that many patients with gastric cancer could benefit from immunotherapy.
Since chemotherapy can offer only a limited amount of help in fighting gastroesophageal cancers, a growing emphasis on prevention — as well as on the development of immunotherapies — will be extremely important.
For about 20 percent of patients with advanced gastric cancer, tumors overproduce a receptor protein called HER2.
In the oncology world, gastrointestinal cancers may be the next in line to realize the promise of immunotherapy.
Diagnoses in younger people and two causative infections are providing clues about how to better prevent and treat gastric cancer.
The decision to remove one's stomach may be difficult, but it can also be life-saving.
Results from new clinical trials signal a role for the immunotherapy Opdivo in the treatment of gastric cancer and heavily pretreated esophageal cancer.
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